Creamy Cheese Sauce

This rich, creamy sauce is ideal for drizzling over steamed vegetables, in a lasagna, or for macaroni and cheese.

Yield:

480ml (10 servings)

Difficulty:

Easy

Total Time:

16 minutes

Size:

2.0 Litre Container

INGREDIENTS

45 g (¼ cup) margarine
30 g (¼ cup) plain flour
¼ teaspoon salt, optional
320 ml (1⅓ cup) cashew milk, or skim milk
225 g (8 ounces) Gruyère cheese, cubed

DIRECTIONS

  1. Place margarine, flour, salt, and milk into the Vitamix container in the order listed and secure the lid.
  2. Start the blender on its lowest speed, then quickly increase to its highest speed, using the tamper to press ingredients toward the blades.
  3. Blend for 5-6 minutes, or until heavy steam escapes through the lid plug opening.
  4. While machine is running, remove the lid plug.
  5. Place cheese through the lid plug opening. Blend for 1 minute, or until well-combined.
  6. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information

Serving Size 63 ml (1 serving)
Amount Per Servings
Calories 140
Total Fat 11 g
Saturated Fat 5 g
Cholesterol 25 mg
Sodium 270 mg
Total Carbohydrate 4 g
Sugars 1 g
Protein 7 g